Covering an area of 2528 sq. km,
's capital city Lucknow encompasses the stretch ranging from 26°30' to 27°10' North latitude and 80°30' to 81°13' East longitude. Nestled on the banks of the Gomti River,
is flanked by Barabanki District on the east, Unnao on the west, Raebareli on the south and Sitapur and Hardoi districts on the north, respectively.
The 2011 Census Report has marked a population count of 45,88,455 in Lucknow. The city is in the forefront of industry with its emerging biotechnology and information technology parks. Besides numerous small and medium-scale industries and plantations, the exquisite Chikan embroidery and kite industries of Lucknow are renown worldwide.
Chronicles of legendary Lucknow city can be found in the pages of history. The city is famous for its Awadhi culture, mouth-watering cuisine, qawwali music and Urdu shayaris houses some of the best architectural landmarks and epigraphic edifices. The significant tourist spots include:
|Facts of Lucknow District|
|Density (/kmē) ||1815|
|Tehsils ||Bakshi Ka Talab, Lucknow, Malihabad, Mohanlalganj|
|Lok Sabha Constituencies ||Lucknow, Mohanlalganj|
|Assembly Constituencies ||9-Bakshi ka talab, Lucknow Cantt., Lucknow Central, Lucknow East, Lucknow, North, Lucknow West, Malihabad, Mohanlalganj, Sarojini Nagar|
|Languages ||Hindi including Awadhi, Urdu|
|Travel Destinations ||Rumi Darwaza, Shah Najaf Imambara, Smriti Upvan, Samta Mulak Chowk, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Park, Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Bada Imambara, Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal, Hazratganj, British Residency, St. Joseph'S Cathedral, Chandrika Devi Temple, Parijaat Tree, Dr. Ambedkar Park, Lucknow Zoo, Mankameshwar Mandir, Chhota Imambara, Constantia House, Chakra Tirth Temple, Dilkusha Kothi Palace, Lucknow Residency And Museum, Bibiyapur Kothi, Husainabad Clock Tower, Chattar Manzil etc.|
|Government Colleges/Universities ||Lucknow University, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, G.B Technical University, Integral University, Amiruddaula Islamia Degree College , Ap Sen Memorial Girls Degree College , Avadh Girls Degree College , Bsnv Pg College, Dav Degree College, It College, Jai Narain Degree College, Kali Charan Degree College, Karamat Husain Muslim Girls P.G. College, Khun Khun Ji Girls Degree College, Krishna Devi Girls Degree College, Lucknow Christian College, Mumtaz Degree College, Nari Shiksha Niketan Girls Degree College, National P.G. College, Navyug Kanya Degree College, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Government Girls Degree College, Netaji S C Bose Govt. Girls Degree College, Shashi Bhushan Girls Degree College, Shia Degree College, Vidyant Hindu Degree College, Mahamaya Government Degree College, Nadwa Arabic College etc.|